Friday, January 18, 2008

Tour Carpe Diem - Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Aviva France announced that Robert A.M. Stern Architects has been selected to design a new office tower at La Défense on Jan. 10, 2008.
Tour Carpe Diem
Robert A.M. Stern Architects is the latest to join this stellar galaxy of architects. The New York City-based firm was selected over Jacques Ferrier Architecte (Paris) and Foster + Partners(London)to design Tour Carpe Diem. Aviva is the world's fifth-largest insurance group and the leading provider of life and pensions products in Europe, with substantial business interests elsewhere around the world.
Tour Carpe Diem
The project includes a landscaped pedestrian street lined with cafés that leads to an 18-meter-high (60 feet), skylit atrium, and rooftop conference and dining facilities surrounded by a garden and dramatic views of Paris.

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